Archive for the ‘basketball’ Category

Xavier Silas team up with legendary Father

Austin American-Statesman story highlights former Austin High player Xavier Silas and Spurs Legend James Silas as they team up to host a charity basketball tournament.

Lady Maroons in the District Drivers Seat

The Lady Maroon basketball team is dominating their first season in District 25-5A with a 10-0 record. With a 27-5 overall mark and wins over Westlake (45-39), LBJ (61-31), and Hays (50-46 OT), the Lady Maroons are one of the top teams in Austin. And with a second win over LBJ (8-1 in district) on […]

McLellan leads Zags to Sweet 16

Austin High alum Eric McLellan (’11) scored 22 points to lead Gonzaga past Utah in the 2nd round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament. Eric shot 9 of 12 from the field, 2 for 2 from 3 point range, and added 5 rebounds and 3 assists. 11th seeded Gonzaga has now knocked out 2 higher seeded […]

Former Austin High star in NBA

Xavier Silas took the long route to where he’s always wanted to be – the NBA. After starring at Austin High (23.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game as a senior), he went to prep school for a year (Brewster Academy) and then to the University of Colorado. Silas had some good success with the […]

Former Austin High star in middle of controversy

You may have heard the recent stories out of Wisconsin and Tulsa where coaches refused to grant players a release from their scholarship in order to restrict their choice of schools. Former Austin High star Eric McClellan found himself in the middle of this maelstrom, getting mention on ESPN and other media outlets. First, Wisconsin […]

Impressive start for Lady Maroons

The Lady Maroons basketball team started the 2011-12 season impressively, defeating Westwood 46-30.

Stars in Austin High Gym

I wonder how Coach Johnson and the off-season girl’s basketball squad did in a pick up game at the Austin High gym the other day? The opponents were Jake Gyllenhaal and the band, Mumford & Sons.

Recruiting News

Austin High senior defensive end, Jerome Muhammad, has signed to play football at Langston University. Star point guard, Eric McClellan, is talking his point guard skills to Tulsa University read more>>

Fifty Years of Frustration Ends!

The Austin High boys basketball team ended half a century of frustration this week with a 67-41 playoff victory over Leander on Monday. The 15-5A district champs dominated the Lions from the outset as they won their first post season game since 1961. Read Austin American-Statesman Story. The Runnin’ Maroons followed up the victory with a […]

Austin High Basketball rankings

Austin High Boys remain at #3 in the Central Texas rankings in the Austin American-Statesman this week. The Runnin’ Maroons have a gaudy 26-2 record (8-0 in district). On the girl’s side, the Lady Maroons appeared at #10 as they finished 2nd in district with an 8-2 record (21-6 overall). On to the playoffs!